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Paper Topic:

Interview Set up

: Interview Set up

Specifications : 1 Page , 1 Source , APA Style

: language Read the counselor interview provided by fax

Determine who to interview and do so (A professional counselor

Prepare a list of 15-20 questions you expect to ask your interviewee

Your questions should focus on how the counselor develops with clients For example you may ask questions such as If a client asked you how you work or about your orientation to helping , what would you say ? Or simply` How do you build relationships with clients , and what suggestions do

you have for a new counselor in training ? Or ` How do you deal with people who don 't want counseling or aren 't open to the process . And are mandated to be there by state

read the page from the text about building relationships it will help provided ideas

Thanks Lethax

In my session , I would be interviewing a psychologist who would be performing psychotherapy or `talk therapy ' for his patients or clients The main purpose of the interview is to get an idea of the services the psychologists would be providing and the manner in which they would be managing the patients . These are the set of questions to be asked : -

What are your professional qualifications and do you have a professional license to practice psychotherapy ? How many years have you been practicing

What is your area of specialization and interest

In your practice , do you ensure that you stick to a professional code of ethics

What is the nature of your clients ? What are the problems they come with

Do you provide treatment on the advice of another professional

Do you have to maintain confidentiality of information of your clients Do you share this information with anyone else ? If you have to secure this data on a system , how do you do it

Do you maintain relationships with the client or the family /parents

Do you read books or other literature in to gain more information regarding better development of relationships with the clients

Whilst conversing with the clients do you make assumptions or judgments

How do you gain the trust of your clients

What are the means by which you would be able to develop a rapport with the patients (formal and informal interactions

What are some of the challenges that you face whilst establishing a relationship and how do you cope with them

How do you motivate your clients (monetary or non-monetary means

How do you come to a treatment plan for a particular patient

Do you follow any guidelines that you would be using whilst treating patients

Do you publish the information so that patients visiting you can know before hand

What are your likes and dislikes regarding the profession

Do you experience similar patients or patients having different types of problems


Kaye , K (1998 , Interviewing a Psychologist , Retrieved on October 17 2007 , from Kenneth Kay Web site : HYPERLINK "http /www .kaye .com /article_interview .html http /www...

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